Trekking

Trekking Saboteurs!

March 25, 2010

I mentioned in a previous post that, while trekking the Overland Track is Tasmania, we had an absurd series of encounters with a group of fellow hikers that led them to believe that we were complete idiots and/or actively trying to sabotage their trip. Here’s the story.

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Trekking the Overland Track

March 10, 2010

Starting on January 30th we spent 8 days trekking 61 miles through Tasmania on the Overland Track. Google “top 10 treks in the world” and the Overland is likely to pop up on the list. It’s not the most extreme altitude trek in the world (the highest point, not counting side-trips is only about 1250 […]

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Somos Peregrinos: Walking El Camino de Santiago (Part 2)

November 11, 2009

part one of the walk is here Day 4: Pamplona to Puente la Reina 25 km – 15.5 mi Before leaving Pamplona, we realized that we had neglected to visit La Plaza del Toros, Pamplona’s famous bull ring and the final destination for the running of the bulls. Going all the way to Pamplona and not at […]

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Somos Peregrinos: Walking El Camino de Santiago (Part 1)

November 9, 2009

Early on the morning of October 27th, Anjel and I set out to walk El Camino de Santiago for 10 days. Known as Le Chemin de St-Jacques in France (where we started) or simply The Way of St. James, the walk is a traditional Catholic pilgrimage that has been traveled for over a thousand years.

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Golden Trout Wilderness

May 29, 2009

Following up on our Big Sur trekking adventure, we decided to try another outing, this time down south to the Golden Trout Wilderness. This time it was just Michael, Anjel and I (Christine was unable to make it). Michael had found a great trail review on someone’s blog that described a 26 mile loop that […]

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